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The '''Progressive Conservative Party of Canada''' () ('''PC''') was a List of federal political parties in Canada|federal political party in Canada with a centre-right stance on economic issues and, after the 1970s, a centrism|centrist stance on social issues. The party pre-dates confederation in 1867, when it accepted many conservative-leaning former members of the Liberal Party into its ranks. At confederation, the Conservative Party of Canada (1867–1942)|Liberal-Conservative Party of Canada became Canada's first governing party under John A. Macdonald|Sir John A. Macdonald, and for years was either the governing party of Canada or the largest opposition party. The party changed its name to the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada following the election as leader of Progressive Party of Manitoba Premier John Bracken in December 1942, who insisted on the name change as a condition of becoming leader. In 2003, the...
Native nameParti progressiste-conservateur du Canada
subheader''Former federal party''
LogoFile:Parti PC Party Canada 1996.svg|200px
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Foundation{{Start date|1942|12|10}}
Dissolution{{Start date|2003|12|7}}
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PredecessorConservative Party of Canada (1867–1942)|Conservative Party of Canada (1867)
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Campaign literature, 1878
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Liberal Party of Canada
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Campaign literature, 1882
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progressive conservative party of canada
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progressive conservative party of canada. publicity committee
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